Frugal Holiday Part 2 : June 2013 School Holiday Activities

P.S. Frugal Holiday Part 1 Here

Last week, while checking out museums to visit, I found a few more places of interest from Children’s Season 2013 website that would come in handy for planning school holiday activities with kids:

1. Infocomm Experience Centre (iExperience)
27 May 2013 – 16 June 2013
Address : 90 Bras Basah Road #B1-10/18 Esplanade Xchange S(189562)

Children Infocomm Workshop
Weekdays: 10.30am – 12pm / 2.30pm – 4.30pm

“Specially designed for children from 4-12 years old, the Children’s Infocomm Workshop is for children to learn about next generation infocomm technologies through play. Children will get hands-on experience with various infocomm tools such as interactive board, multi-touch interactive table, video-conferencing, fun shopping with mobile and creation of 3D videos.”

Children’s Fiesta (Full)
Weekends: 10am – 4pm


2. Land Transport Gallery
17 May – 30 June
Address : 1 Hampshire Road Block 1 Level 1 S219428
9.30am – 5pm (Mon – Sat)

“Explore the past and present of Singapore’s land transport system through games, activities and tours in our latest download line train model. Activity booklets and goodie bags will be given away too, so join in the fun at the Land Transport Gallery this Children’s


3. Old Ford Factory
Address : 351 Upper Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 588192

History Through Drama
15, 22 June

“Calling all budding drama kings and queens! Put on your thinking caps and get your creative juices flowing! Memories at Old Ford Factory is excited to present to you a fun and stimulating way of learning about Singapore’s history. Get your young talents to join in the skit and learn how to design their own drama performance – kids will take part in designing the props! Through the activities, children will understand the hardships of war and better appreciate the peace and harmony enjoyed today.”


4. Police Heritage Centre
Address : New Phoenix Park Police HQ Tower, Level 1 & 2, 28 Irrawaddy Rd, S(329560)

I Want To Be A Policeman
Weekdays: 23 & 31 May / 7, 14, 21, 27 & 28 Jun
10am / 2.30pm / 3.30pm
Saturdays: 25 May / 8, 22 & 29 Jun
9am / 11am
Free admission
Visits are by appointment only

“Our young visitors will get to tour the Police Heritage centre, role-play as police officers and make their very own warrant cards. There will also be photo-taking opportunities with our police officers!”


5. Singapore Maritime Gallery
Address : Marina South Pier 31 Marina Coastal Drive S(018988)

Discover Maritime Singapore
18 May – 30 June
9am – 5.30pm (Tues to Sun)
Free admission
Free guided tours are available on weekends at 11.30am, 1.30pm and 3.30pm
Free shuttle service to and from National Museum of Singapore on weekends at regular intervals. Note: Pick-up point from National Museum is at the Fort Canning entrance.

Learn how Singapore transformed from a small fishing village into one of the world’s leading maritime centres.  Understand the intricacies and vibrancy of the world’s busiest port. Come and experience an interactive maritime journey with the Singapore Maritime Gallery.